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Kanis Celebrates 35 Years in the Graphic Arts Industry

This year marks John Kanis’s thirty-fifth anniversary in the graphic arts industry. Kanis joined Magnets, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio on April 23rd, 1982. Since he has held management positions with several other magnetic manufactures. In 2006, Kanis joined MagX. He first served as the company’s Sales and Marketing Director, then as Vice President and General Manager. In 2015, Kanis was appointed President and CEO of MagX America.

In his eleven years with MagX, Kanis catapulted the company into one of the largest providers of printable magnetic products to the digital imaging, signage, promotional products and POP industries in the United States. Kanis oversees all of MagX operations in North, Central and South America including its three U.S. facilities located in California, Kentucky and Ohio. In addition to its operations in the United States, MagX has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Japan, Vietnam, Europe and China.

MagX produced the first printable magnetic sheeting way back in 1965 and today continues to be the global leader in printable magnetic sheeting and magnetic receptive technology. MagX products are used extensively throughout the graphic arts industry. Applications include signage, point of purchase, displays and promotional products. MagX products can be found in most every household and in many retail venues.

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